A brief glimpse: the drastic elastic outfit

April 19, 2007

This young man is trying a new strategy for getting through airport security quickly. “There is no way they can slow me down,” he explains. “There’s nothing else they can ask me to take off.”

Of course, the joke is on him. Little does he know that airport security is profiling guys wearing tighty-whities this month, and he should have chosen boxers.

But seriously, this dude is a real model appearing at Bucharest Fashion Week. Nobody sees anything a little strange about an outfit consisting of glasses, a bowling bag and underpants? Is he carrying his belongings in the bag because he doesn’t trust the other models backstage, or what? All observations are welcome via Post a Comment.

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A model presents underwear from Mondo collection during Bucharest Fashion Week, April 18, 2007. REUTERS/Bogdan Cristel


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This is a great idea. Plus, anyone with a body like THAT can wear whatever (or as little) as he wants!

Posted by Erin | Report as abusive

That looks like a bowling ball bag to me, which makes me wonder if the designer wasn’t making a sly visual pun.

Posted by Charlene | Report as abusive

Well, yes, Erin, the model is clearly deformed, having been born without character-building flab.

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

Since the “Is that a bowling ball or are you just happy to see me?” card has already been played, I’ll ask the other obvious question:

Is this the Blog Guy after paying his taxes this year?

Posted by John C Abell | Report as abusive

Bowling shoes. In the bag. Bowling ball. In the bag. Glasses. On. And yet, it feels like I’m forgetting something.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

The ladies in the crowd were heard to whisper hoarsly, “Thong you. Thong you very much.”

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Move along, ladies. Nothing to see here. At least, very little.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

I’ll take “Me after about $30,000.00 in lipo” for $600, Alex.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Ralph, from Hungary’s Next Top Bowler.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive